Char-chars are enemies in Donkey Kong Country Returns. They only appear in the Volcano (Donkey Kong Country Returns), where they appear as a recurring enemy. They are spherical fireballs with a menacing smile. Char-chars by bouncing back and forth on a platform. Char-chars can be defeated by throwing a Barrel at them. They can also be defeated by blowing them, which causes them to disintegrate. Most Fireballs in the game, which jump out of lava, greatly resemble Char-chars with no facial expression.